David Mize

Director of Onsite Operations 

Loyal & Eloquent

Originally an electrical engineering major, David gravitated toward sales and customer support roles in the technical fields. He worked as a product manager for a software manufacturer in the 1980s – ‘90s, which eventually became an IBM company. David later joined a mid-sized computer manufacturer, eventually becoming vice president of operations and customer support. He later joined L&E as a Research Facility Manager in 2016 and was promoted to Director of Site Operations in 2020. Originally from Blacksburg, Virginia, David moved to Ohio in the mid-1970’s for college. While in school, he met his future wife, Bonnie, and eventually settled in central Ohio to raise a family. David and Bonnie have two daughters, two granddaughters and a great-granddaughter. David still has his childhood love of the outdoors, especially hiking.

Insights About Me

What do you like best about what you do?

Market research is never the same thing day to day.

What is your favorite L&E core value?

Be passionate about delivering excellence – all day, every day.

What are you passionate about?

Completing each task thoroughly & accurately.

What is your guilty pleasure?

Science fiction books & movies, including older classics.

What book or movie title would best represent the story of your life?

Everything Everywhere All at Once

If you had a superpower, what would it be?

The ability to make someone understand what I’m feeling

What is the one thing most people don’t know about you?

I used to be morbidly obese; I lost 120lbs over two years.